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    • 28.01.10 | 11:51 (IST)

    Bibi and Peres will be disappointed. They didn't broadcast those speeches widely, deciding to focus instead on the significance of the day to their own individual countries and on the religious ceremony at Auschwitz. The world is learning to take our politicians less seriously and to separate the wheat from the chaff. The world knows Ahmedinejad isn't Hitler, the world knows Israeli soldiers aren't Nazis.. and that Iran's, Lebanon's, Palestine's soldiers aren't Nazis either. The message will sink in.... eventually. Holocaust denial is dangerous. Holocaust misappropriation is equally dangerous and also profoundly disrespectful to its indecently numerous victims, both dead and still living.

    from the article: Holocaust remembrance is a boon for Israeli propaganda
    First published 01:25 28.01.10 | Last updated 11:04 28.01.10
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